Alexander deVaron

For the last thirty years Alexander has been exploring and teaching the intersection of meditation practice, community and creativity. In addition to teaching in Shambhala, he has taught stress management programs for the Penn Program for Mindfulness, workshops at the Philadelphia Museum Art, and classes in meditation and resilience throughout the Philadelphia area. In 2010, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche appointed him the Shastri (senior teacher) of the Philadelphia Shambhala Center. He teaches music theory, listening skills, and composition at Temple University.

Events with Alexander deVaron

Winter Weekthun: Dharma Art and Co-Creating Good Communities
December 27, 2019

Join us for our annual week-long meditation intensive, an opportunity to fully immerse oneself in mindfulness meditation. This week-long program is open to all, beginning and experienced meditators. This retreat will provide time for participants to explore dharma, art and co-creating community. Trungpa Rinpoche gave teachings on dharma art as a vehicle to explore the playfulness and naturalness of the phenomenal world. How might the practices of meditative movement, voice, and visual expression support us in creating community? In addition to daily meditation and art practices, participants can have individual meetings with meditation teachers. Some of the days will be…